When you leave the military, the biggest question is "what's next?" It's a scary job market right now, but the skills you've received in the military make you highly marketable. The Legion sponsors dozens of veterans hiring fairs each year, and our employment experts also provide tips to writing resumes, networking and making a strong impression in the interview process.


DoD sponsors 'Hiring Heroes' career fairs

This spring and summer, the Defense Department will sponsor nine career fairs for injured servicemembers, veterans and their families.

D.C. staff stands down for homeless vets

Representatives from The American Legion’s Washington office participated in the annual Winterhaven Homeless Veterans Stand Down event.

VOSBs encouraged to think globally

Exporting goods outside of the U.S. can be a lucrative trade for veteran business owners, said a congressional staffer in a meeting with Legion representatives.

Taking on the unemployment crisis

National commander, director of U.S. Office of Personnel Management agree to work closely together to put veterans to work.

Legion hosts VET-Force meeting

Group discusses unemployment crisis among young veterans, state of veteran-owned small businesses.

Vet homelessness a topic at conference

Roundtable discussion focused on reducing veterans homelessness set for the Legion’s annual Washington Conference in March,

Jobless rate among young vets climbs

While America's overall unemployment rate has dropped to a 19-month low, the good news does not extend to veterans.

Small-business workshop set for Jan. 18

Seminar geared toward helping veteran entrepreneurs how to understand the federal acquisition process.

Legion hosting small-business forum

Jan. 11 meeting at Legion’s Washington office will cover ways to increase contracting opportunities for veteran and service-disabled veteran-owned businesses.

Job-seeking veterans go green

An upcoming educational symposium in California affords veterans an opportunity to explore a discipline within the emerging green industry.